President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered mass retirement of permanent secretaries.
Buhari met with the permanent secretaries today, At the meeting was Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari and the Head of Civil Service of the Federation. It was gathered that no fewer than 17 of the permanent secretaries were affected.
The ouster of the officials is coming ahead of Wednesday’s expected swearing-in of new ministers.
Ministers and permanent secretaries usually clash over policies and running of their respective ministries, department and agencies.